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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Do you suffer from insomnia as a result of your diabetes?
Yes, it is difficult for me to fall asleep at night, but I generally stay asleep once I do.
 
I can fall asleep, but have difficulty staying asleep and/or experience frequent awakenings.
 
I have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep!
 
I have no trouble sleeping.
 
I have the opposite problem and have trouble staying awake.
 
None of these apply, but I do have other sleep issues.
 

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by Brenda Bell
My diabetes is changing. Until a few years ago, my morning readings were reasonable and within the desired range of under 100 mg/dl. About two years ago, they started slipping upwards into the less-desirable but apparently not-worrisome range of 100-110 mg/dl. Now, this was what was recorded by my Abbott Freestyle Lite meter, which is known to record at the lower end of the home-glucometer variability range, but with my A1c firmly in the high 5s and low 6s, the meter's tendency to...